2021-22 Budget Speech

Delivered on 22 June 2021, on the second reading of the Appropriation Bill 2021, by the Honourable Rob Lucas MLC, Treasurer of South Australia.   Mr Speaker, as much as I always enjoy the company of you and your colleagues, I am delighted to note that this will be the last occasion on which I…

Huge hip-pocket savings for families and households, as Marshall Government drives down cost of doing business in SA to create jobs

  Family household budgets continue to stretch a whole lot further under the Marshall Liberal Government’s lower-cost policies, with the average* Adelaide household now around $940 a year better off.   The huge hip-pocket savings include massive reductions in average household water and sewerage bills (an average $191 a year saving), cheaper ESL bills ($184), cheaper…

Creating jobs focus of State Budget 2021-22 as SA’s strong economic rebound continues

  Thousands of local jobs will be created over the next four years as the State Budget 2021-22 drives South Australia’s ongoing economic recovery through targeted stimulus, record infrastructure investment, lower costs for businesses and increased industry growth support.   An enormous infrastructure pipeline – worth a record $17.9 billion over the next 4 years…

Healing health system at heart of State Budget 2021-22 which charts path out of COVID for a stronger South Australia – by creating jobs, building what matters and delivering better services

    The final State Budget of the Marshall Liberal Government’s first term secures South Australia’s strong ongoing economic recovery, with a record $17.9 billion job-creating infrastructure spend over four years and a substantial investment in health to support the State’s continuing management of the pandemic, ease pressure on emergency departments, reduce ramping and improve the lives of all South Australians.…